Advice From an Old Farmer



Advice From an Old Farmer

·      Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong.                 

·      Keep skunks and bankers at a distance.

·      Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

·      A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor.

·      Words that soak into your ears are whispered… not yelled.

·      Meanness don’t jes’ happen overnight.

·      Forgive your enemies; it messes up their heads.

·      Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.

·      It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.

·      You cannot unsay a cruel word.

·      Every path has a few puddles.

·      When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

·      The best sermons are lived, not preached.

·      Most of the stuff people worry about ain’t never gonna happen anyway.

·      Don’t judge folks by their relatives.

·      Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

·      Live a good, honorable life… Then when you get older and think back, you’ll enjoy it a second time.

·      Don‘t interfere with somethin’ that ain’t bothering you none.

·      Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a Rain dance.

·      If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.

·      Sometimes you get, and sometimes you get got.

·      The biggest troublemaker you’ll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin’.

·      Always drink upstream from the herd.

·      Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.

·      Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back in.

·      If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around..

·      Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

·      Don’t pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he’ll just kill you.

·      Most times, it just gets down to common sense.